“Project Runway” alum Joshua Christensen headlines KCFW Friday Runway Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Joshua Christensen is probably one of the personable and creative designers I have ever met. When I briefly visited him on at the Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW) Rooftop Party and at his booth at Thursday’s night show, I found his creations to be a breath of fresh air and extremely […]

Michael Drummond returns to KCFW for Fair & Fashionable Runway Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW) is upon us! Last night, fashion fans packed into the Kansas City Union Station to see the upcoming Spring/Summer 2016 collections from local and regional designers.  KCFW also partnered with Fair & Fashionable to raise awareness for melanoma. According to the Mayo Clinic, over 200,000 to […]

Jacob’s Fitness Journey Update-Summer 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It has been a while since I last wrote about my fitness journey! The good news…I am getting stronger every day! I have hit several major benchmarks such as getting a 2-rep max of 175 on a jerk, a 1-rep max of 175 on a clean, a 1-rep max of 230 […]

The Five Question Challenge with WBFF Competitor Brian Cook

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you missed my “Five Question Challenge” with WBFF Competitor Logan Montgomery, click here: http://www.jakes-take.com/2015/06/the-five-question-challenge-with-wbff-competitor-logan-montgomery/ 2015 will go down in the World Beauty Fitness & Fashion Inc. (WBFF)’s history books as the year of the transformations! The fitness and fashion competition introduced a new category, transformations, which emphases on the individual’s […]

The Five Question Challenge with WBFF Competitor Logan Montgomery

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I cannot believe that the WBFF US Central Show was just five days ago! I am always in awe of the athletes that step on stage to compete for a pro card every time I cover the WBFF US Central Show. Among the competitors that impressed me the most was first-timer […]

Transformations, fitness & diva bikini models rock the WBFF US Central Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you rode the Kansas City Crowne Plaza Hotel elevator to the top floor on May 29, 2015, chances were that you stumbled upon a meeting of some of the fittest people in the Midwest! Every year, athletes across the country travel to Kansas City to compete for the chance to […]

Nataliya Meyer & Michael Drummond captures night two of Kansas City Fashion Week

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Night two of the Spring Edition of Kansas City Fashion Week was a sold out spectacular! Hundreds of fashion aficionados packed into Union Station to view the best designers based in the Midwest had to offer for the upcoming fall and winter season. Last night’s emcee, NBC Action News reporter and […]

Marlee Ju, Molly Elizabeth Designs & Young Hearted Socks showcase the next generation of fashion at KC Fashion Week

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One bi-annual event that I look forward to is Kansas City Fashion Week! I am so proud how this event has grown over the past three years. Each year, Kansas City Fashion Week bring impeccable designers to showcase their brands’ point-of-view. Last night, the show kicked off its three-night celebration of […]

The Five Question Challenge with Scott Herman

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I truly enjoy when my friend, fitness icon Scott Herman, drops by Jake’s Take. 2015 might possibly be one of the biggest years in the entrepreneur’s professional career! Recently, the Scott Herman Fitness website evolved into Muscular Strength.com, where he offers users intriguing articles, superb recipes and fitness tips that will […]

Shaping Sound Dance Company takes KC by storm

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Three years ago, I heard about a new revolutionary dance company that was going to take this country (and the world) by storm! Four of my generation’s premier dancers: Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson founded Shaping Sound Dance Company and set their sights on reimagining the art […]

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